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Decision by liberals on Ohio Supreme Court allows for warning shots to be fired in self-defense

Posted on AllSides March 11th, 2024
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The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that firing warning shots can be considered “self-defense,” giving a win to gun rights advocates. But the Second Amendment supporters were surprised to learn that the decision was made by three liberal justices and one conservative.

During an altercation at a gas station in 2021, Tyler Wilson fired a warning shot at Billy Reffett’s car, claiming he was acting in self-defense. Wilson claims Reffertt threatened him and pulled a gun on him.

But a Clark County judge said Wilson wasn’t protecting himself because he...

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